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AUCTION 22

 

Texas in the Early Twentieth Century—Oversize & Vividly Colored


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299.     [MAP]. GEOGRAPHICAL PUBLISHING COMPANY. Premier Series. Texas…Engraved and Published by the Geographical Publishing Co. [side borders with portraits of Texas governors from Sam Houston to Tom M. Campbell] [inset map at top center] Dallas Fort Worth and Vicinity… [inset map at top right] Houston, Galveston and Vicinity… [inset map at lower left] Western Texas… [lower right illustration] State Capitol Building, Austin Texas [verso with maps of the United States and the world]. Chicago, 1907. Wax-engraved map in full-line coloring, neat line to neat line: 77 x 57.3 cm; map & portraits: 88.4 x 70 cm; overall sheet size: 89.5 x 71.2 cm. Very fine, with exceptionally vivid full coloring, borders and boundaries in bright red. Uncommon.

     Presented is early twentieth-century Texas, the majority of the state now densely sprinkled with cities, towns, roads, and railroads. Although a good deal of the empty spaces are now filled, the Panhandle, parts of West Texas, the Trans-Pecos West, and far South Texas retain some breathing room.

($200-400)

Sold. Hammer: $700.00; Price Realized: $840.00

Auction 22 Abstracts

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